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Absolutely first class, highly recommend
Great service, very quick and helpful. Would recommend.
Service was perfect, got my car picked up and I knew I had a lot of work to get done. It was done with no fuss and delivered back the next day. Highly recommend.
Helpful staff and returned car quickly
Car COLLECTED from my house at 8.00am and RETURNED to my house at 4.45pm; job done; great service; I will be using this company for all my future car needs;
Great professional service booked in swiftly and completed the job to a high standard at a competitive rate will be using Jay from now on for my car repairs
Great experience. Jay and his team are very knowledgeable and I really had no worries leaving my BMW with them. He was always in contact and even sent me videos/pictures of the work he was carrying out showing what he did and why. Definitely will be using again.
Jay and his colleagues certainly know their stuff. Garage itself neat and tidy (always a good sign) and very high levels of customer care and customer service. I was a little reluctant to use a garage I didn't know but I needn't have worried and I'll certainly use them again.
Very good service
Job done no problems at a great price!
Happy with service would recommend Thornton autos and will use again in future
Quick and easy job, sorted out my juddering brakes!
Excellent service - super fast turn around. All costs explained and I had my car back on the road within a day. Felt so happy with the work we booked in for an additional job/mot the following week. Will definitely use again.
Car picked up from home, job done, car brought back, no problems, guys were nice, thank you
Great price and service. Opened up early to get the work done for me.
Brilliant garage, wouldn't hesitate to recommend
I totally recommend this garage. He was very honest with my diagnostics. I really do hate going to a new garage as you never know who might try to over charge you, but this garage really isn't like that as he explained all my options and didn't want to carry out work that wasn't needed. I will return in the future if I need anything doing.
I picked this garage as they had good reviews. The service I had showed the reviews were right.
Great service and goid machanic
Absolutely delighted with the first class service I received today. James and the team took my car in for an MOT which I urgently needed doing and it was back with me within a couple of hours. I found them professional, friendly and the over all price with repairs was fantastic. I would not hesitate to go there again. Thanks.
got seen within 5 mins of arrival by the Paul the mechanic, was told it would be about 1 /1.5 hrs but only took around half an hour, was talked through tbe work carried our, would recommend 100%
I'm happy... thanks
Excellent service. Price was what was quoted will definitely use this garage again. Thank you.
Craig sorted the welding of a new kit to join the complete snap on the connection of the DPF to the flexi pipe (exhaust system). I dropped the car off mid morning and was called later in the afternoon for pickup. On arrival, I was shown photos of the work undertaken with an explanation of what was done. I'll be going back for future work.
Absolutely impress with their service. Source through 'whocanfixmycar.com', at 10pm 25/01/18, regarding under,carriage problem. Response was immediate. found 2 garages who can do the job. Went with MCR garage in Wheatland lane as it was the closest. Text them at 7am, got immediate reply, booked car in for 8am, fixed by 8.45am. Don't be confused by the names of the 2 guys there, both are call Jay's. They are both warm, friendly and willy to help and give advice. I would recommend them anytime. Will tell you the truth regarding how difficult the job will be according to make and model of cars.
Excellent, can't fault this garage for the service given. They even took the time to phone round to get the best possible price for the parts.
Job done the same day, can not fault the work. Friendly, fast and efficient service
An exhaust system has the primary function of guiding fumes away from a controlled combustion section of an engine. The exhaust system on a car is carefully designed so the fumes omitted from the engine can be safely transported away from passengers in the car.
The exhaust system is made up of a several parts, all of which could cause potential issues if damaged. Though you only see the tail pipe from the outside of the car, the exhaust system is a large system.
The exhaust ensures fumes are transported from the engine all the way to the tailpipe at the back of the car. The gas flows down from the engine to the flange and onto the catalytic converter, it then travels on to the muffler and resonance chamber before going to the resonator and finally out through the tailpipe.
All of these parts have distinctive functions with piping connecting them along the bottom of the car. Each section of the system has to be completely airtight and functioning properly to ensure the gases are released into the outside environment safely.
Because there are several components of the exhaust system and because it usually stretches the full length of the car, costs can vary.
Depending on the area, part and extent of the damage, you are likely to pay different prices. Some repairs may only consist of sealing a small leak whereas others may result in replacing entire pipes or elements.
If there is a leak in the exhaust system, there is a chance that engine performance will be negatively affected. This is due to the escape of pressure at the wrong point of the system.
It is essential that an exhaust system is not damaged as leakage could pose danger to those inside the vehicle. Hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides could seep into a car if the exhaust is damaged. These gases are also extremely hot and would cause serious damage if they were to meet a passenger.
The piping in an exhaust system must be heat resistant due to the high temperatures of these compounds and if the exhausts integrity is compromised, anything close to the damaged area will be exposed to potential harm.
If your DPF is also blocked or not functioning properly, soot and particulate will escape from the system and cause damage to the environment and people in the surrounding area.
If there is an oil leak, there is only a very small chance that the problem is the exhaust system. This is due to the fact that engine oil doesn’t course through the exhaust like it does for a part like the head gasket.
However, if there is an oil leak, it may get into the combustion system and the result will be blue smoke coming from the exhaust.
A warning light will come on but it will not likely be the check engine light. This is because a problem with the exhaust will be detected specifically by oxygen sensors or the sensors in the DPF if your exhaust system is fitted with one.
A common symptom for a damaged exhaust is a loud roaring noise being emitted from your vehicle. This noise would indicate that you have a problem with the silencer part of the system. A common issue with silencers is corrosion by acidic moisture which is caused by a build-up of the damaging substance.
If a part of the system has cracked or a hole has appeared, you will be able to hear a hissing noise and a chugging sound could mean there is a blockage in the system. If the exhaust is leaking, the issue needs to be addressed immediately as the fumes are dangerous.
There is also a chance that the exhaust is leaking water, in which case, there is a crack or hole somewhere in the system as a possible result of a water leak from the head gasket.
If you hear the exhaust popping or rattling beneath your car it could mean that your exhaust has become misaligned and if you can hear a loud metallic vibration it usually means that something is hitting the exhaust pipe. It could also mean a clamp, mounting or support bracket exhaust is loose.
Hangers and brackets are essential for holding the system in place so if these parts become damaged there is a significant risk that the rest of the system will suffer damage as a result.
If you are able to get underneath your car, it is always the best way to check for signs of damage.
One of the most common issues associated with exhausts is rust build up, however this can often be a minor issue as some pealing of metal is not a huge issue.
If there is a build-up of rust on any part of the system, use a tool such as a screwdriver to see how strong the area feels, if the integrity is solid then the part won’t need replacing however if the metal feels weak when some pressure is applied, its time you get the part removed and a new one installed.
Black smoke coming from your exhaust means that your engine is burning more fuel than it should. This is often caused by a problem with your fuel injectors, air filter or fuel-pressure regulator. Alternatively, the fuel line could be clogged. Burning excessive fuel will have a noticeable effect on fuel economy meaning that you will be spending much more money getting from A-B.
If your exhaust in pumping out blue smoke, oil will have leaked into the engine and been burned in the system. This happens following the valve guide seals or piston rings wearing out and allowing engine oil into the combustion chamber. Engine oil is only meant for the lubrication of parts which are in constant contact with each other.
If engine oil is leaking into the combustion system, you need to have the issue addressed with an oil changeimmediately as low engine oil levels will be incredibly detrimental to your car.
If white smoke is coming from your exhaust, your car could be low on engine coolant from the result of a cracked or warped cylinder head, a cracked engine block or a head gasket failure from overheating.
If engine coolant gets anywhere near the combustion chamber, the liquid will be vaporised and converted into a white gas which is then pushed out through the tailpipe.
If the exhaust is smoking thick black, white or blue fumes, there is also an issue with the system as the exhaust should not be blowing this colour of smoke. To find out why your exhaust is blowing smoke use our dedicated guide.
Car exhaust repair is a service which can be priced at a variety of levels. This is due to the fact that there are a number of things which could go wrong. For example, exhaust hole repair will vary as the size of the damage will be unique to your car and so the cost of exhaust replacement or exhaust pipe repair cannot be predicted, you simply need to get a personal quote from local garages using WhoCanFixMyCar!
Trained mechanics working in independent garages, fast fit chains and main dealerships can deliver exhaust repair and new exhaust installation. You can find the best local exhaust specialists by requesting quotes from WhoCanFixMyCar.
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